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What is Better Lotus Elise or SsangYong Rexton?

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15 reasons to buy Lotus Elise

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 5 vs 4 1 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
Better compression 22 vs 10.5 52% or 11.5 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 89 mm vs 80 mm 10% or 9 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 92.4 mm vs 89.3 mm 3% or 3.1 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More torque 256 nM vs 168 nM 34% or 88 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 30.41 mpg vs 38.5 mpg 27% or 8.09 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 39.27 mpg vs 46 mpg 17% or 6.73 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 22.61 mpg vs 29.99 mpg 33% or 7.38 mpg
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 940 liters vs 115 liters 88% or 825 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 80 liters vs 32 liters 60% or 48 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2250 kg vs 1072 kg 52% or 1178 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 371 kg vs 287 kg 23% or 84 kg
Warranty
More painted surfaces warranty 3 years vs 2 years 33% or 1 years
More standard warranty - Years 3 years vs 2 years 33% or 1 years
Other specs
More seats 5 vs 2 3

9 reasons to buy SsangYong Rexton

Engine and transmission
More valves per cylinder 4 vs 2 2 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.7 sec. vs 16.17 sec. 10.47 sec.
More top speed 126 mph vs 98 mph 28 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 110 g/mile vs 152 g/mile 38% or 42 g/mile
Less noise level 74 dB vs 74.1 dB 0% or 0.1 dB
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 8 years vs 6 years 25% or 2 years
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
Other specs
Less weight 785 kg vs 1879 kg 139% or 1094 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.7 meters vs 11.2 meters 5% or 0.5 meters

Neutral reasons Lotus Elise vs. SsangYong Rexton

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 4000 RPM vs 5600 RPM 29% or 1600 less rpms.
Engine capacity 2874 cm3 vs 1796 cm3 38% or 1078 cm3 more
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft SOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Fuel injection with turbocharging vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4720 mm vs 3785 mm 20% or 935 mm shorter
Width 1870 mm vs 1719 mm 8% or 151 mm wider
Height 1760 mm vs 1143 mm 35% or 617 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2820 mm vs 2300 mm 18% or 520 mm more
Front tires size 235/70R16 vs 175/55 R16V
Rear tires size 235/70 R16 vs 225/45 R17V
Spare wheel 235/70 R16 vs INFLATOR
Type of wheels 16" steel vs 16" FR 17" R alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)